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Brooks debuts at the Ryman

Friday, September 9, 2016 – Garth Brooks took to the Ryman stage for his first-ever full concert on Thursday at an invitation-only event to celebrate the launch of SiriusXM's "The Garth Channel."

The night in Nashville kicked-off with just Brooks and his guitar, as he opened the show with the curtain drawn behind him starting with Cal Smith's "Country Bumpkin," a rendition of "I Will Always Love You," "Amarillo By Morning" and "Don't Close Your Eyes."

Brooks also played songs from his own catalogue, including "Friends In Low Places," "Two Pina Coladas" and "The Thunder Rolls."

Brooks broadcast the two-hour plus show on his SiriusXM channel, taking requests from the audience. Brooks also invited special guest and wife Trisha Yearwood to join the stage as the pair collaborated on "Walkaway Joe" and a new song, "Whiskey To Wine."

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